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Grateful Dead Live at Hollywood Bowl on 1974-07-21




Set 1

The Promised Land
Tennessee Jed
Me And My Uncle
Sugaree
Jack Straw
Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo ->
It Must Have Been The Roses
El Paso
Scarlet Begonias
Around And Around

Set 2

Seastones

Set 3

China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Big River
Row Jimmy
Playing In The Band ->
Wharf Rat ->
Truckin' ->
Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam ->
Playing In The Band
Ship Of Fools
Sugar Magnolia

Encore
U.S. Blues


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Hollywood Bowl
Location Hollywood, CA

Source (FOB) Sony ECM-22P -> Cassette Master -> Reel -> Dat DAround
Lineage Dat -> Samplitude Professional v9.11 -> FLAC
Taped by Rob Bertrando
Transferred by Charlie Miller

Notes

Patch Info:
Unknown Mics -> Cassette Master -> Cass -> Cass supplies:
Scarlet Begonias (6:27 - end of song)
Truckin' (1:03 - 1:21)
Recorded By Ed Friedman
Tape supplied by Ken Stuart

Notes:
-- Set 3 is seamless
-- Mind Left Body and Spanish Jam teases in Playin' In The Band
-- Thanks to Rob Bertrando for lending me his Cassette Master

Reviews

Reviewer: Chris U. - - June 28, 2014
Subject: Phil and Ned
If you like these "experiments in analog sound synthesis" then you'll like this one very much indeed.

As others have noted, quiet and relatively soothing beginning, then a patch of super noodly strangeness if the middle from about 5 - 7 minutes and the last five minutes is a sonic interpretation of your scalp popping off only to be patiently sewed back on by ether-soaked wood nymphs.
Reviewer: gr8fuldad73 - - August 10, 2013
Subject: sweet 74'
gr8 show,classic 74' dead.set 2 is incredible.just listen...
Reviewer: rollingthunder2332 - - September 29, 2010
Subject: Good solid AUD.
I've listen to this show several times lately and I really like it. That second set is awesome. My favorite part of the show is Promised Land and Tennessee Jed. I always get more out of an AUD version of Promised Land compared to a SBD version. You hear the crowd clap to the song. It brings me back to those summer days I miss.
Reviewer: gratedude69 - - July 27, 2010
Subject: awesome
awesome 74 here, second set playing sandwich is great stuff, jack straw was rocking, and the mississippi to roses was cool!
Reviewer: capttrips - - January 11, 2010
Subject: ?
hey tree ap your out of it but i get it
Reviewer: NYLifer - - July 21, 2009
Subject: Great Audi
Nice short Spanish jam in the last minute of PITB before Wharf Rat.
Peace, Bob
Reviewer: tree-ap - - January 14, 2009
Subject: why'd I avoid listenting to this?
Pathetically, I avoided listening to this because it was not a soundboard. But after reading ICEPETAL's enthusiasum about AUD's, & especially WALL OF SOUND aud's on the GD Listening Guide, I had to listen. I've heard the MATRIX of 6/23/74, which was REALLY GOOD, so I figured this could be special as well---why was I surprised? Some of the early audience noise was mildly irritating, but it was quickly overshadowed by the power of the music.

Promised Land being the 1st song of MANY shows, it could be a throw-away, but as most of '74 was pretty damn good, this version packed a punch. The Miss 1/2 Step>IMHBTR is not to be missed. It seems a lot of folks DO NOT enjoy Phil & Ned/Seastones from '74, but this may be THE ONE that even they can listen to & like to a point. About half way through it starts to come as close to an actual song structure as any of the other ones I've heard. You can hear people in the AUD talking about "what it is" they're hearing, & I think I heard someone say something to the effect that this was "the last chance he was giving the Dead."

Second set's PITB sandwich is as spectacular as any other in '74---there isn't much else to say about it than that. Ship Of Fools is another gem in the '74 crown.

A solid 4 '74 Stars, but don't take my word for it... More straw into gold, man!
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